Lightroom: How do I specify 0-255 Numerical control over Highlights and shadows clipping?

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Can I precisely clip shadows and highlights numerically? In preparing images for press, I normally clip highlights to 248 from 255, I prefer to do this as a number as i then know exactly where my highlight is at. I haven't found how to do that in LR and it seems to be controlled much more by feel.
This is the main reason I still use Capture One for prepress
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Lee Jay

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248 and 255 mean nothing on a 16-bit workflow, especially without a defined color space. The best you can probably do is use the new soft proofing and adjust whites for that.
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LR and ACR provide a much more powerful way to see what is clipping, hold the alt/option while dragging many of the sliders that affect those areas of the tone curve and you’ll see an overlay of what clips (per channel and for all three). The numbers are pretty meaningless compared to seeing the pixels in context that clip or don’t.